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OTTO VON GUERICKE UNIVERSITY, MAGDEBURG, SAXONY

Magdeburg, SaxonyLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1993Established Year
  14427Enrollment

Otto von Guericke University Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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The Otto von Guericke University is one of the youngest universities in Germany. The importance given to research opportunities and the practical application of business-related topics are the highlights of teaching here. The key areas of research here are the neurosciences, dynamic systems in process engineering and biomedicine, and automotive/digital engineering. In 2011, the University received the E-Quality Label for ERASMUS Mobility from the National ERASMUS Agency of Germany. The university has over 300 partnerships with 245 institutions in 60 countries at university at faculty and institutional level.

Highlights

Establishment Year1993
World University ranking601 – 800
Percentage of International Students16%
Mode of StudyFull time
International ApplicationsOnline
Official websitewww.ovgu.de/unimagdeburg/en/
Admission HelpdeskTel.: 0391-67-58429 Email: eva.boehning@ovgu.de

Programs, Campus and Residence 

Programs

The top programs offered by the university are: Clinical Medicine, Engineering and Neuroscience and Behavior. Only the courses listed under study programs in English have English as the medium of instruction. It includes both bachelor’s and master’s courses in various subjects.

Residence

The university does not provide any sort of on-campus accommodation. Usually, students go for a shared room. Students also stay in residence halls which are located around the town. Single and double rooms are available which are fully furnished and equipped with dishes and kitchen utensils. 

Otto von Guericke University Admissions 

Students may apply to the university through Uni-Assist application portal.

Application Deadline: Summer – January 15, Winter – July 15 Some courses have different deadlines.

Specific requirements: Letter of motivation, proof of internship or placement, letter of recommendation, proof of having completed aptitude tests, GRE/GMAT score (if applicable).

Documents Required: University entrance qualification for bachelor’s courses, bachelor’s degree certificate for master’s courses, academic records, certificates, English and German language proficiency proof, copy of passport, visa.

Note: All the transcripts must be represented either in German or English. German Language Proficiency Tests: Level B1, DSH – 2, TestDaF - 4X4 English Language Proficiency Tests:

UGPG
IELTS6.5 or above7.0 or above
TOEFL ibt90 or above108 or above

Otto von Guericke University Cost of Attendance 

The average monthly expenses for a student studying at the university might amount to approximately 550-850 Euros. Semester Fees

  • One has to pay a semester fee of 105,70 Euro every semester.
  • There is no tuition fee.
  • The semester fee includes the cost of bus and tram travel within Magdeburg.

Accommodation Cost Furnished single-person apartments plus a few two-person apartments with shared kitchen are in demand in Magdeburg

Type of AccommodationAmount (Euro)/ month
Student Residence Halls230 Euro
Small furnished apartments300 Euro
Larger furnished apartments400 Euro – 450 Euro

*The rent can be shared with flatmates. Additional costs for electricity and media usages might incur. Cost of Living

Type of expenseAmount (Euro)/ month
Health Insurance90 Euro
Food and Drink100 Euro - 200 Euro
Rent200 Euro – 400 Euro
Mobile and Internet15 Euro - 20 Euro
Study materials50 Euro
Miscellaneous100 Euro

Otto von Guericke University Scholarships

The students enrolling at the university can avail the benefits of:

German Scholarship

An amount of 300 Euro per month is granted. Students should meet the following conditions to be eligible for funding:

  • Those enrolled on a first, second or complementary course of studies, on a master's degree programs or a part-time in-service/dual degree course.

  • Those who are enrolled at Otto von Guericke University at the start of the approval period.

  • As per the German law governing, scholarship schemes (StipG) are enrolled at Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg for at least two more semesters within the standard course duration for a course (including consecutive Master's degree).

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

It provides a database of more than 200 scholarships from where the international students select the suitable scholarships which are apt for them.

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Course Duration

Jul 15

Application Deadline

 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  78  |  IELTS  6

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  78  |  IELTS  6
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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  78  |  IELTS  6

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  78  |  IELTS  6
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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  78  |  IELTS  6
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$ 2851st YEAR
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3 YEARS

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  78  |  IELTS  6

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  78  |  IELTS  6
SIMILAR PROGRAMS
$ 2851st YEAR
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3.5 YEARS

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3 YEARS

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  78  |  IELTS  6
SIMILAR PROGRAMS

2 YEARS

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Jun 15

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  78  |  IELTS  6

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  78  |  IELTS  6
$ 2851st YEAR
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$ 2851st YEAR
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2 YEARS

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 EXAM SCORES     TOEFL  80  |  IELTS  6
$ 2851st YEAR
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3 YEARS

Course Duration

Jul 15

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Otto von Guericke University Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population14427
Application Cost$83
Average Cost of Attendance$285 / Year

Otto von Guericke University Acceptance Rate

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Acceptance Rate

3026

Total Applicants

-

Total Enrolled

Male
Female
Others

nan%

Male

nan%

Female

100.0%

Others

Graduate
Total Applicants2454

Attendance Cost

$285

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$285 / Year
Post Graduate Program$285 / Year
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